Former Philadelphia Union forward Alejandro Moreno has been hired to replace Bob Rigby as the color analyst on the team's local television broadcasts. He will join J.P. Dellacamera, who returns for another season as the team's play-by-play voice.
Moreno played for the Union in 2010, the team's inaugural season, and was on six different Major League Soccer teams in his 11-year playing career. He played in 272 games over that span, primarily as a forward, and also made 41 appearances for Venezuela's national team.
The 33-year-old spent the 2011 and 2012 seasons with Chivas USA, and was released by the team at the end of the season. Moreno began working in television during the 2011 MLS playoffs, when ESPN hired him as a studio analyst. He reprised that role last year.
This year, ESPN promoted Moreno to live game commentary, proving color analysis for English-language broadcasts of Mexican national team games.